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Verb intransitive animate plus object.
S s/he does a lousy job of it (ex carving, sewing), makes it in a pitiful way
S s/he criticizes it, s/he dislikes the look of it (ex what someone made)
S the sound of the noise s/he makes reaches a certain distance
S the noise s/he makes by her/his actions reaches from there, noise which carries
S s/he taps her/his foot on something, s/he bangs something on something
S s/he causes the colour to run by washing it (ex by mixing coloured clothes with white)
S s/he causes the canvas to bulge out by leaning something against it
S s/he puts, joins them (string-like objects) one following the next
S s/he tears a big hole in it (ex clothing) on something stick-like
S s/he places it in a certain position in a waterway (as setting a boat)
S s/he injures part of her/his body by hitting it against something so it stings
S s/he tears it (paper, fabric) on something stick-like (ex pointed stick)
S s/he drives it, s/he looks after it's operation (ex how a business is run)
S s/he carries something while paddling, flying, it (anim) carries something while flying
S s/he carries it along the shore (while others take the canoe on the water)
S s/he throws it (ex flat stone) so that it skips a number of times on top of the water
S s/he is tired of waiting for it (ex plane, when it did not arrive at the expected time)
S s/he breaks a piece off it by dropping it, by hitting it on something
S s/he knocks it against something and re-opens it (ex cut), s/he causes it to be uncovered by dropping, hitting it against something
S s/he takes it (by boat) straight across the body of water
S s/he brings it from one side of the muskeg to the other, straight across
S s/he takes it straight across the muskeg by vehicle
S s/he places it straight across, s/he writes from one side to the other
S s/he cools it (anim) by holding it in the air, s/he lets air in to cool it
S s/he turns it (tent, shack, house) to stand facing a different direction